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PBS
Sep 9, 2012 10:00am PDT
quote to have you with us. for today's start of our 16th year on the air. president obama accepted his party's nomination for re-election at the democratic national convention in charlotte is week lat week our managing editor kim lauten reported on religion at the republican national convention. today, the democrats and religion's sometimes controversial role at their gathering. >> in accepting the democratic nomination, president obama sounded several religious themes. >> we draw strength from our victories and we learn from our mistakes but we keep our eyes fixed on that distant horizon,
WHUT
Sep 9, 2012 8:30am EDT
's good to have you with us. for today's start of our 16th year on the air. president obama accepted his party's nomination for re-election at the democratic national convention in charlotte this week. last week our managing editor kim lauten reported on religion at the republican national convention. today, the democrats and religion's sometimes controversial role at their gathering. >> in accepting the democratic nomination, president obama sounded several religious themes. >> we draw strength from our victories and we learn from our mistakes but we keep our eyes fixed on that distant horizon, knowing that providence is with us and that we are surely blessed to be citizens of the greatest nation on earth. >> he also made reference to his personal faith. >> and while i'm very proud of what we've achieved together, i'm far more mindful of my own failings, knowing exactly what lincoln meant when he said, i have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that i had no place else to go. >> for years, democrats have battled the public perception that their party is not
PBS
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
to honor those who died on that day. president obama proclaimed september 11th a day of service and remembrance. at a pentagon ceremony, he emphasized that the u.s. inot at war with islam. >> i've always said that our fight is with al qaeda and its affiliates, not with islam or any other religion. this country was built as a beacon of freedom and tolerance. that's what's made us strong, now and forever. >>> meanwhile, pope benedict xvi arrived in lebanon friday for a three day visit. against the backdrop of continued demonstrations throughout the muslim world and the fighting in neighboring syria, the vatican called the pope's trip a pilgrimage of peace. the visit to lebanon was organized to deliver a message of encouragement to christians there and to urge them to continue being, quote, builders of peace and agents of reconciliation. benedict planned meetings with local muslim leaders, which many observers hoped could be a positive message of interfaith dialogue and respect amid all the regional turmoil. >>> on the heels of the recent political conventions, evgelil grou are con
PBS
Sep 30, 2012 10:00am PDT
of the united nations general assembly in new york. in a strong speech, president obama again condemned the video as an insult to muslims and all americans, but america rejects it. >> given the power and faith and passion that it can inflame, the strongest weapon is not repression, it's more speech. the voices of tolerance that rally against bigotry and lift up the values of uderstanding and mumpl respect. >> he called on world leaders to speak out forcefully against extremism. >> na brand of politics that pits east against west and south against north and muslims against christians and hindus and jews can't deliver on the promise of freedom. >> many arab and muslim leaders renewed their can calls for a u.n. resolution to banal defamation of religion. egypt's new president morsi said his country respects freedom of expression, but he added not the freedom of expression that deepens ignorance and disregards others. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad once again generated controversy in a speech that accused what he called uncivilized zionists of threatening war against his country. pro
PBS
Sep 23, 2012 10:00am PDT
this week issued direct video appeals to faith-based voters. president obama's video came with the launch of a new campaign project called people of faith for obama. >> i'm asking for your support because we have more work to do to build an economy where families are values and secure, to expand opportunity and extend compassion and pursue the common good. >>> meanwhile, governor romney's campaign released a video that was played for religious conservatives at the values voter summit in washington last weekend. >> all we ask is that you join us and commit like never before. this election could come down to just one more vote. i ask you to find that one vote, ask one more person to join our campaign. >>> our managing editor kim lawton has been covering the campaigns. kim, what do we know so far from the polls about how faith-based people are dividing? >> reporter: well, of course, it's just a snapshot for right now but there were some new numbers this week that suggested that evangelicals, that all important group for republicans, do seem to be supporting mitt romney at around the same lev
PBS
Sep 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> unlike barack obama, he actually understands that the basis of our liberty is the grant from god, and that no government can come between god and man. [ cheers and applause ] >> reed outlined an ambitious strategy to target 17 million evangelicals he says didn't vote in the last presidential election. >> we're going to mail them. we're going to text them. we're going to e-mail them. we're going to phone them. and if they haven't voted by november 6th, we're going to get in the car and we're going to drive to their house and we're going to get them to the polls. [ cheers and applause ] >> in 2008, the obama campaign and the left really outhustled us and did so very badly. but not anymore. >> another key group will be catholics. in the last election, a slight majority of catholics voted for president obama. in most recent elections, the presidential candidate who won the most catholic votes won the election. many catholics here at the convention say there's a lot of pride in the fact that former altar boy paul ryan is the vice-president candidate. they say the romney-ryan ticket of
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